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Identifier: ABER MS MISC
Scope and Contents The Abernethy manuscript miscellany collection is comprised of 19 boxes (18 regular and 1 oversize) organized alphabetically by author last name. This collection includes original manuscript and typescript letters and writings from American authors throughout the 19th and 21st centuries. Transcriptions of original manuscript letters are available for some items.
Dates: 1835 - 2000
Overview Eight archival boxes of materials belonging to and assembled by Alexander Hamilton Fulton, a trustee of Middlebury College. Boxes #1 through #4 are devoted to Fulton’s Tait and Thomson ancestors; Boxes #5 through #7 contain materials and documents pertinent to Alexander Hamilton Fulton personally, his education, his travels, his tenure as college Trustee, the farm in Essex, NY on Lake Champlain, as well as material on his Fulton ancestry.
Scope and Contents Collection contains approximately 175 handwritten letters, totaling about 960 pages, many with original used envelopes. The collection is in very good condition, clean, and mostly legible. About three-quarters of the letters were written by female friends and relatives living in various Connecticut towns, another quarter were written by male friends and female friends living in other states. The bulk of the archive dates from the late l870’s, 80’s and 90’s. There are a several letters from...
Scope and Contents This collection includes manuscripts as well as poetry workbooks.
Dates: 1922 - 1981
Scope and Contents Seven archival boxes of materials pertaining to the poet and novelist. The bulk of the papers date from the 1890s and early 1900s. Mrs. Dorr’s correspondence includes a wide selection of esteemed literary figures of the late 19th century, including Ralph Waldo Emerson, who states that, “You Vermonters should have rare inspirations: Nature, our travelers tell me, has made no fairer land”; Ivy Compton Burnett; William Dean Howells; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; and Oliver Wendell Holmes, who...
Scope and Contents Materials in the collection include holograph and typescript manuscripts of creative and critical works, holograph notes, newspaper clippings, announcements, articles, tributes, reviews, and letters. Some materials are in bound volumes. Note that very few documents in the collection are dated. For detailed item listing, see "Other Finding Aids" note.
Scope and Contents Lawrance Thompson’s collection consists of three Hollinger boxes containing drafts of The Years of Triumph (1970). Included are drafts with corrections by Thompson and his designer P. J. Conkwright, as well as end notes with corrections by Thompson and his editor.
Scope and Contents Collection contains typescript poetry manuscripts, typescript and holograph correspondence written to and by Goodman between 1978 and 1984, drafts and manuscripts, and various notes and fragments written by Goodman. For detailed inventories of materials within Series I, see "Other Finding Aids" note for that series. Note that most of the materials are undated.
Scope and Contents Collection primarily contains typescript manuscripts written by Nicholas Delbanco between 1962 and 2001. Many documents have holograph corrections and additions. Collection also contains correspondence between Delbanco and various literary contacts, as well as research materials and notes. Note that many materials are undated.
Scope and Contents The collection consists primarily of four journals and letters from Fisk to fellow missionaries, describing his journey to the Middle East, encouraging them to join him, and telling them what to expect and how to prepare, and what languages to study. The two Pliny Fisk journals dated 1821-1823 and 1823-1824, plus the journal excerpts from 1820-1821, represent Fisk's experiences as a pioneering American missionary in the Middle East. The two diaries dated 1814-1816 and 1816-1820 provide an...
Overview This collection of 220 letters comprises eight series of letters and correspondence of and among the extended family of John B. Preston (Middlebury College Class of 1827), of his brother Nathaniel O. Preston (Middlebury College Class of 1831), and of their sister Hannah Maria Preston (m. Johnson), including their mother, two siblings and each of their spouses. Most of the letters in this collection breach the quotidian subjects of personal and familial health, happenings in the village, as...
Dates: 1822 - 1896; Majority of material found within 1822 - 1850
- Subject: Manuscripts X
- Abernethy, J. W. (Julian Willis) 1
- Bird, Isaac, 1793-1876 1
- Delbanco, Nicholas 1
- Dorr, Julia C. R. (Julia Caroline Ripley), 1825-1913 1
- Fisk, Pliny, 1792-1825 1
- Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 1
- Fulton family 1
- Fulton, Alexander Hamilton, 1908-1986 1
- Goodman, Mitchell 1
- Johnson, Maria Hanna (Preston), 1808-1839 1
- Malam, Charles 1
- Middlebury College 1
- Preston, John Bower, 1802-1877 1
- Preston, Nathaniel Ogden, 1804-1866 1
- Stiles family 1
- Stiles, Alice M. 1
- Stiles, Ellen E. 1
- Thompson, Lawrance Roger, 1906-1973 1 ∧ less